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The Careenage

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Address: Bridgetown, Barbados
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: A scenic inlet into the center of Bridgetown, lined with boats.
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best mudslides!

we always make sure we stop here around noon, when the fishing boats come in, to see their catch. the food is good,but they do serve a wicked Mudslide. So perfect on a hot day!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2014
idpuckey
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Marshall , Sask
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Marshall , Sask
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

we always make sure we stop here around noon, when the fishing boats come in, to see their catch. the food is good,but they do serve a wicked Mudslide. So perfect on a hot day!!

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
68 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Plenty of boat action but not much else, although there are a few bars and fast food stalls and the main shopping area is not far away

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Longueuil, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Careenage is the bar at the Hilton. Kitchen closes at 10:00 PM and the variety is limited. Local talent night on Thursday somewhat interesting. A bit expensive for the food

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Kittery Point, Maine
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

How can this be a major destination and tourist attraction? And if it looked historically cool at one time what makes it so special now? It sort of looked like a boat parking lot in a canal. We drove there and had no inspiration to get out of the car. The area was very commercial with lots of people and... More 

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England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A nice atmosphere with a great "10 for 20" menu - lovely Piers Nachos and veggy burger. There is a view out over the infinity pool and the Banks beer is great!

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The Careenage is an inlet that cuts into the heart of the town, the wharf is a spectacular melee of colour and energy. Merchant and navy ships used to be grounded here for repairs, it is now a pleasant Marina.If you like water and boats as I do, it is a lovely place to sit with a drink and stare!

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London
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The Careenage and Harbour used to be a garbage strewn muddy dump. Now they have spent years cleaning it up and landscaping the surrounds. They have even restored the lift bridge to working order. However now that the area has been cleaned up and the water is far less murky (polluted?) turtles have started to appear, largely attracted by the... More 

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Sweetwater, Florida, United States
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122 reviews 122 reviews
31 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Bar lounge type setting, clean and friendly. Nice "pub" style menu. Drinks are great and wonderful view of the pools and ocean.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
66 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

When in Bridgetown, find the boardwalk which takes you along the careenage where you the yachts are moored within the city. You have a vantage view of parliament, Nelson square and a look back into Broad Street. This boardwalk also takes you to the bridge across which is the Waterfront café, a must visit when in Barbados. During the day,... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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610 helpful votes 610 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We visited Bridgetown on a cruise in the Caribbean and after doing some sightseeing in the nearby area , we stopped for a beer in a bar alongside the Careenage . The view is great and it is the perfect spot to see and appreciate the way of living in the Barbados . It is also a great spot to... More 

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